Charity takes holistic approach to supporting sex offenders

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Circles UK’s volunteers work alongside police and probation services to cut reoffending.Circles UK’s volunteers work alongside police and probation services to cut reoffending. This is where Circles UK has been making an impact. The charity works alongside police and probation services to provide convicted sex offenders with “circles of support and accountability”, small groups of public volunteers who ensure the offender, or “core member”, makes a smooth transition back into society. So far the success rate is impressive, of the 160 offenders it has supported since pilot projects began in 2002, only eight have been reconvicted.

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